20+ Delicious Chickpea Flour Recipes

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These tasty sweet and savory vegan chickpea flour recipes will be loved by the whole family! This unique ingredient can be transformed into so many tasty dishes and treats. Enjoy this list!

You don’t need to be vegan to fall in love with chickpea flour. It’s a great food swap for anyone who is allergic to eggs, needs to avoid gluten, or simply wants to try new and exciting foods!

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If you love chickpeas and want to eat more protein, this list is for you.

From savory breakfast ideas to baked protein-packed snacks, hearty sides, and even vegan cheese, you’ll love the following recipes!

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Chickpea Flour Recipes

Vegan Chickpea Flour Omelette
Enjoy a simple savory breakfast with this vegan chickpea flour omelette! Only a handful of ingredients are needed to make this flavorful recipe in under 30 minutes.
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vegan chickpea flour omelette filled with mushrooms and bell pepper in a black bowl next to a fork
Crispy Vegan Chicken Wings
Do you cook for kids or meat lovers? Try these crispy vegan double-battered cauliflower bites for a snack or meatless appetizer. They are super healthy, crowd-pleasing, and tender on the inside.
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Chickpea Flour Pancakes
Fluffy, gluten-free, and packed with protein: these delicious vegan chickpea flour pancakes are a must-try! They are super easy to make with only 3 ingredients.
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Vegan Gluten Free Chickpea Flour Pancakes
Chickpea Flour Egg Sandwich
Do you love eggy recipes but don’t have access to “JUST egg?” Make this chickpea flour sandwich. It’s seriously delicious, healthy, high in protein, and the best 20-minute vegan breakfast ever!
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Chickpea Flour Egg Breakfast Sandwich Recipe
Vegan Jackfruit Chickpea Nuggets
Crunchy and truly kid-friendly, these vegan nuggets are made with canned jackfruit and chickpea flour. Try them as a savory snack or finger food addition to your next family dinner!
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Easy Chickpea Flour Waffles
Light, golden, and perfectly crispy edges — these chickpea flour waffles are everything you could dream breakfast to be. Plus, they are healthy and protein-packed! Go make them as soon as possible.
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Easy Chickpea Flour Waffles
Caciotta-Style Vegan Cheese
This Caciotta-style vegan cheese is perfect for any charcuterie board! It’s firm, sliceable, nut-free, and low in fat, thanks to chickpea flour. It looks really authentic and tastes delicious!
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Vegan Caciotta cheese
Vegan Chickpea Brownies
Ooey, gooey fudgy brownies with a decadent chocolate center and perfect crackly top! These chickpea brownies are the real deal and require only 15 minutes to prepare. Try them!
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Vegan Chickpea Brownies
Easy Vegan French Toast
This indulgent vegan French toast is perfect for a relaxing weekend breakfast! It makes use of stale bread, is really easy to cook, and states amazing with fresh fruit, chia jam, or vegan yogurt.
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Broccoli Cheddar Egg Cups
Are you into savory breakfasts? Start your day with these veggie- and protein-packed vegan broccoli cheddar egg cups. They are easy to make ahead of time and feature lots of wholesome ingredients.
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Broccoli Cheddar Egg Cups
Gluten-Free Crackers
Turn your chickpea flour into salty gluten-free crackers with the help of only a few other simple ingredients like olive oil, sugar, and salt! They are ready in 30 minutes total and perfect for everyday snacking or party buffets.
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Chickpea Crackers
Strawberry Chickpea Flour Muffins
Looking for light and fluffy muffins that are gluten-free and ready in 30 minutes? Make this recipe featuring chickpea flour, oat flour, fresh strawberries, and bananas. Totally portable and kid-friendly!
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Strawberry Banana Chickpea Flour Muffins
Vegan Frittata with Sweet Potato
Do you have a special brunch coming up? This vegan frittata needs only 20 minutes of prep time, simple ingredients, and is really crowd-pleasing. One serving packs 12 grams of protein!
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Flourless Chocolate Cake
Rich, dense, and wonderfully decadent: this chocolate-laden dessert is a treat nearly everyone can enjoy! It’s made with 7 simple ingredients and is surprisingly quick and easy to prepare.
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Chickpea Fries
Do you love fries but would like to eat more plant-based protein? Make them from chickpea flour! This street food-style recipe is an amazing appetizer or savory snack.
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Sauerkraut Chickpea Flour Pierogies
Mix, roll, cut, stuff, and boil — these are the main steps to make sauerkraut-filled chickpea flour pierogies. Try this healthy and delicious recipe with a touch of sweet spice from applesauce!
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Sauerkrout Chickpea Flour Ravioli
Chickpea Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies
Nobody will believe that these melt-in-your-mouth chickpea flour cookies dotted with chocolate chips are vegan and allergen-friendly! Enjoy topped with salt for a sweet and salty combo alongside a glass of your favorite dairy-free milk.
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Vegan Chickpea Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies
Spiced Cauliflower Fritters
Crispy and mildly spiced, these cauliflower fritters packed with coriander and chickpea flour are a delicious side or snack! Serve with your favorite dips and make them in larger batches during your next meal prep session.
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Easy Vegan Breakfast Casserole
Do you have a bunch of veggies that need to be used up? Make this vegan breakfast casserole with a chickpea egg base, vegan sausage, and a whole lot of colorful vegetables. It can even be prepared a day in advance!
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Vegan Breakfast Casserole
Burmese Chickpea Tofu
Can’t have soy but don’t want to eat animal protein? Make your own tofu from chickpea flour! This genius homemade recipe makes healthy eating so much easier and more enjoyable.
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Burmese Chickpea Tofu recipe
Vegan Yorkshire Puddings
Tall, crispy, soft, and gooey with a deep hollow just waiting to be filled with tasty gravy: these Yorkshire puddings make any special dinner that much more special! Nobody will notice that they are vegan.
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Vegan Yorkshire Puddings

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20+ Delicious Chickpea Flour Recipes (Savory & Sweet)

by Alena Schowalter
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
These scrumptious sweet and savory vegan chickpea flour recipes will be loved by the whole family! This amazing ingredient can be transformed into so many tasty dishes and treats. The following garbanzo flour scramble is so quick and easy to make!
Serves 2


Chickpea Flour Scramble

  • 1 cup chickpea flour 120 g
  • 1 cup water 240 ml
  • 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • ½ teaspoon kala namak
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Whisk until you achieve a homogenous mixture similar to pancake batter.
  • Place a non-stick skillet over medium might and add some cooking oil. Once the skillet is warm enough, add the chickpea flour batter.
  • Cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring often, until the batter starts to resemble scrambled eggs.
  • Adjust to taste preferences with more spices, then turn off the heat and serve warm. Enjoy!


  • Add more salt or black salt (kala namak) if wanted.
  • Serve with toast, veggies, or vegan sausage.
  • Any leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.
  • Find 20+ more chickpea flour recipes in the article above!
Course: Protein
Cuisine: American
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20+ Delicious Chickpea Flour Recipes (Savory & Sweet)
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Hi, I'm Alena Schowalter — a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with my husband, I founded nutriciously in 2015 and have been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages toward a healthy plant-based diet. I enjoy discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature, and creating new recipes. Read more about us here.

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